Each year, the Arts Council offers a number of grant programs to artists and arts administrators. These grants enhance and support the development of quality arts performances, programs, professional development, services, exhibitions, and arts activities throughout central Indiana. Grant applications are adjudicated in an objective process that is free from conflicts of interest and assures fairness and professionalism.

Grants and Fellowships for individuals include the Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship Program and program for emerging artists, and the Robert D. Beckmann Jr. Emerging Artist Fellowship. Before you begin work on either of these fellowship opportunities, be sure to read through the guidelines, including the eligibility requirements, carefully.

On these pages, you'll find all the information you need to complete your grant submission including guidelines and application materials, a toolbox of grant writing resources, and frequently asked questions.